Nigeria Army Arrest 41 Gang Members of Late Terwase Gana Militia in Benue
The Nigeria Army has arrested 41 gang members of the late Terwase Gana militia group earlier today. According to reports, the 401 Special Forces of the Nigerian Army arrested the 41 gang members of the late notorious militia leader Terwase Gana during a security operation.
Among those arrested by the troops of the 401 Special Force of the Nigeria Army was a 75 yrs-old Ugba Lorlumun, the chief priest to late Benue warlord Terwase Gana. The dreaded shrine of the notorious Benue militia group where human parts are used for charm was also razed down during the operation. The militia group has been responsible for the spate of kidnapping activities that have been going on in Benue.
Earlier in the week the Nigerian military spokesman John Eneche in a statement announced that the Army killed three suspected bandits and arrested four others in a security operation that took place during the weekend. According to a Military spokesman, the operation took place on Saturday in the villages of Tomatar Ugba and Kundi in Benue State.
The Troops stationed nearby received a distress call from local vigilante members about an ongoing attack by suspected bandits on Tsehombe-Adaka village. The gallant troops quickly stormed the area and engaged the bandits in a shootout. The suspect fled after the soldiers gunned down three members of the group. Items recovered from them including guns, ammunition, military camouflage uniforms, and narcotics among others.
In September, this year the Nigerian Army killed the notorious gang Terwase Gana in a shootout, but some members of his gang are still scattered around.
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